Donald R. McClarey

Torches From God

“We are always ready to make a saint or prophet of the educated man who goes into cottages to give a little kindly advice to the uneducated. The mediaeval saint or prophet was an uneducated man who walked into grand

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Lepanto

White founts falling in the Courts of the sun,  And the Soldan of Byzantium is smiling as they run;  There is laughter like the fountains in that face of all men feared,  It stirs the forest darkness, the darkness of

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Saving Civilization One Word at a Time

            For the end of the world was long ago, And all we dwell today As children of some second birth, Like a strange people left on earth After a judgment day. For the end

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G.K. Chesterton on Lincoln

The patron saint of paradox, G. K. Chesterton, had a great gift for taking the familiar, twisting it to a new angle in his mind and producing insights that were often brilliant and always well written.  On 1921 he made

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